festive period

Sony eyes 30 percent market share of flat panel TVs


September 7th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Japanese electronics major Sony is eyeinga 30 percent market share in the flat panel TV segment in India by the end of this financial year, ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp expects sales to pick up in festive season


September 5th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Hero MotoCorp Wednesday said it expects motorcycles sales to grow during the festive season after two straight months of fall in demand in line with ... Read more...

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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ will sustain on content: Kabir Khan


August 9th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Kabir Khan says Salman Khan's presence in "Ek Tha Tiger" will bring in the initial footfalls, but the film's content and direction will sustain ... Read more...

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Toyota forges ahead, Ford goes on the reverse in July


August 1st, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Powered by its utility vehicle models Innova and Fortuner, Japanese-Indian joint venture Toyota Kirloskar Motor clocked seven percent sales growth last month.In a statement Wednesday, Toyota ... Read more...

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Peter Andre to go on diet


January 17th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre is planning to go on "the caveman diet" to lose the weight he gained over the festive period.The 38-year-old overindulged himself during the ... Read more...

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George Michael had ‘different’ Christmas


December 28th, 2011 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Singer George Michael says this year's Christmas was very "different" following his recovery from pneumonia.The 48-year-old was suffering from pneumonia in December, but following his ... Read more...

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Arctic Monkeys’ drummer learning guitar


December 19th, 2011 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) British rockers Arctic Monkeys' drummer Matt Helders is learning to play the guitar as he wants to master a new instrument.The 25-year-old is taking some time ... Read more...

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Halliwell supports Donate A Coat campaign


December 18th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell is backing a campaign for raising money to support the elderly facing a freezing festive period.The 39-year-old has joined Donate ... Read more...

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Christmas crime spree to cost shops 1 bn pounds


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) High street shops are braced for a 1 billion-pound crimewave over Christmas and New Year, a media report said Saturday.Shoplifters are expected to steal goods worth ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp’s November sales up 27.4 percent


December 1st, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp Thursday reported a sales growth of 27.4 percent in November which stood at 536,772 units as against 421,366 units sold in ... Read more...

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Inviting platforms for extra Diwali bucks


October 23rd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Come Diwali, and you see a spate of pre-Diwali melas and exhibitions being organised, which become an inviting platform for women homemakers to earn during ... Read more...

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Chinese New Year Starts, Celebrations Held Amidst Precautions


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chinese new year started Thursday and the event resulted in lavish celebrations arranged in various places of China and other countries. From Pyongyang to ... Read more...

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Moss enjoyed money-filled festive season


January 10th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) British supermodel Kate Moss enjoyed a lucrative Christmas holiday after she netted almost $10.5 million by winding up one of her private companies.The catwalk queen launched Skate Enterprises ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin - latest victim of Internet death hoax


December 29th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): Legendary singer Aretha Franklin has become the latest victim of an Internet death hoax.However, a rep for the star has confirmed that she is alive and well.The Queen ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz an item?


December 28th, 2010 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Bond star Daniel Craig has sparked off rumours that he is seeing fellow Hollywood star Rachel Weisz after the two were pictured strolling hand-in-hand.The pair, who recently ... Read more...

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Kimberley Walsh plans New Year party


December 24th, 2010 - 6:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Girls Aloud star Kimberley Walsh is to throw a party with boyfriend Justin Scott for New Year's eve.The 29-year-old singer-actress is currently concentrating on a television presenting career ... Read more...

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British commandos on alert amid Mumbai-like attack fears


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Helicopters have been readied to fly crack British special forces commandos at a moment's notice to tackle any Christmas terror strike as "the government is taking the threat ... Read more...

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Brand shopping for cats!


December 21st, 2010 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Newly-wed couple Russell Brand and Katy Perry are buying Christmas gifts for their three pet cats.The comic actor and his wife own three cats- Kitty Purry, Morrissey ... Read more...

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How to minimize stress this holiday season


December 12th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Holidays are indeed a time to have unlimited fun, but they do bring a lot of stress, as people forget themselves while enjoying the festive period.Hence, here are ... Read more...

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50 plus people are most promiscuous


December 7th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) People over the age of 50 are among the most promiscuous lot, says a new survey.The surprising statistics revealed a quarter of this age group cheat on their ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole, Ashley heading for a reunion?


December 5th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Cheryl Cole has apparently started talking to ex-husband Ashley on a daily basis, sparking rumours they could be heading for a reunion.The Geordie beauty is planning to spend ... Read more...

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Brit women spend more on themselves during Christmas


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): A UK survey has found that women spend more on themselves at Christmas than on presents for partners, family and friends.Researchers said half of women splash out hundreds ... Read more...

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Christmas wedding for Jessica Simpson?


November 17th, 2010 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson is reportedly planning to tie the knot with fiance footballer Eric Johnson by Christmas.The singer-actress got engaged to Johnson last week after a six-month ... Read more...

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No tour restriction for Australia’s WAGS during Ashes


November 7th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 7 (ANI): Cricket Australia in stark contrast to England's policy will allow wives and girlfriends (WAGS) of players more often than ever during the Ashes series.England has banned WAGS for ... Read more...

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Brooke Mueller to star in reality show with Paris Hilton?


September 9th, 2010 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen's estranged wife Brooke Mueller has reportedly been roped in to star in a lifestyle-themed reality show with socialite Paris Hilton. Mueller's spokesperson insisted ... Read more...

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Sheen’s wife Mueller thinking of reunion, says her mum


January 5th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Charlie Sheen's wife Brooke Mueller is keen to let bygones be bygones and thinking of re-uniting with the actor, according to her mother.The 'Two And A Half ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse on course to release new album


January 2nd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Popstar Amy Winehouse is set to release a new album after writing a host of new songs over the festive period.The Back to Black hitmaker said she ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse could end up spending New Year’s Eve in hospital


December 31st, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 31 (ANI): Amy Winehouse may have to spend New Year's Eve in hospital due to heavy drinking, her friends fear.The 26-year-old singer was said to have hit the bottle ... Read more...

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Kate Moss delays holiday after being tipsy!


December 30th, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) British supermodel Kate Moss was forced to cancel her holiday because she had a bad hangover from the Christmas Day and was unable to fly. The supermodel, who ... Read more...

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Jude Law angers parents by reuniting with Miller


December 29th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) British actor Jude Law's parents think his renewed romance with actress Sienna Miller is a "recipe for disaster". The "Sherlock Holmes" star has angered his family by reuniting ... Read more...

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Man U goalkeeper van der Sar looks after ill wife


December 29th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 29 (ANI): Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar is looking after his hospital-ridden wife after she suffered a suspected stroke.Annemarie van Kesteren, 36, is seriously ill after ... Read more...

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Christmas could have increased diabetes risk for millions, say experts


December 28th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Christmas could have increased the risk of diabetes for millions of people, experts have warned.Charity Diabetes UK said that eating and drinking too much over the festive period ... Read more...

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Eyelids on Xmas jumpers, glitter fragments in eyes among bizarre festive injuries


December 22nd, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): With Christmas just a few days away, Britons are increasingly catching their eyelids on new Christmas jumpers and glitter fragments in eyeballs-some of the most bizarre injuries ever ... Read more...

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Jordan ‘faked’ Alex Reid split


December 21st, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Katie Price a.k.a Jordan is said to have dumped cage-fighter Alex Reid in front of millions on I'm A Celebrity as part of a long-term plan to get ... Read more...

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Smells of toast, perfume, washing powder ‘make a house a home’


December 18th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Toast, perfume and washing powder are the smells that make a house a home, according to experts.The new study claims that when you walk through the door of ... Read more...

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